We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant el Manguito

Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
+52 322 209 5061
Call
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (83)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Manguito is a nice 10 minute walk from the heart of Yelapa and worth every step. The coffee is worth the walk in and of itself and the food is fresh and delicious no matter the time of day. The prices are great and make...More

Thank Russ M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I love grabbing my flashlight for the hike through the trees to el Manguito. The staff is so friendly and warm, the food is always tasty, and it's always a treat to feel so at home while dining so well.

Thank SBC930
Reviewed 2 February 2017

So I was told there was a good restaurant up the path away from the town by a bridge crossing the river. On the way there I passed burro's hauling goods, ATV's hauling whatever and locals walking inform the hills to town and as it...More

Thank Mark1539
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks. Every time I've been here I've been SO glad I chose this place! Luis and Angelica, the owners, are wonderful, and the service as well as the meals, are top notch! You will be beyond glad that you came to eat...More

Thank Cara N
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This lovely spot hangs over the river. The owner is most welcoming and has built a reputation as a favorite of locals who make the walk up the river just past the bridge. Everything from a tuna that just was caught, to traditional mexican dishes,...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Good potent margaritas and well prepared dishes. Especially enjoyed the breaded fresh fish filet with nuts and the stuffed chicken breast, as well as the pineapple coconut shrimp. Also one of the few good places open for lunch other than the marginal beach front restaurants....More

Thank QUEENM2
Reviewed 22 December 2016

While it is a bit off the beaten track for most who visit Yelapa, if you like authentic Mexican food, that is home made from the absolute freshest ingredients, this is the place. Unfortunately, there are no signs in town that direct you to El...More

Thank CPG3
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had been told about this place prior to visiting Yelapa, so planned to eat lunch here after our hike to the upper waterfall. We had only brought water on the hike, so we were hungry by the time we crossed the bridge and made...More

Thank kayteeYVR
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Since your already in Yelapa, which is only accessible by water taxi, your the adventurous type. Worth the walk jumping the donkey doo to get there. It actually is worth it!!

Thank Travelgonecrazy
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We rented out the restaurant for a large group of 50 and the food was incredible. Buffet-style with authentic Mexican food. Everything was so good and fresh. The staff was really helpful. Set back away from town on the river.

1  Thank monkeybrooklyn
PreviousNext
1234569
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Yelapa
Yelapa Oasis
49 reviews
.47 miles away
Hotel Lagunita
362 reviews
.66 miles away
Verana
192 reviews
1.40 miles away
Hotelito Mio
45 reviews
6.38 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
CAFE BAHIA
302 reviews
.86 miles away
taqueria los Abuelos
173 reviews
.78 miles away
Ray's Place
135 reviews
.82 miles away
Tacos y Mas!
124 reviews
.84 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Yelapa Waterfalls
458 reviews
.83 miles away
Majahuitas Beach
147 reviews
3.29 miles away
Boca de Tomatlan Beach
50 reviews
8.05 miles away
Vallarta Botanical Gardens
2,477 reviews
9.38 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Megs867
26 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Travelgonecrazy | Reviewed this property |
I never asked if they were seasonal or not. However, because of the location I imagine they need all the customers they can get, including the locals. My get is yes, especially in June as it is slow season and......start of... More
1
Vote
Ian_YVR
12 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from lzahn | Reviewed this property |
It was comparable to all the other restaturants in the area. Tortilla soup 70 pesos Chicken Fajitas 100 pesos. mojito 60 pesos.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 08:00
Monday
10:00 - 06:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 06:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 06:00
Thursday
10:00 - 06:00
Friday
10:00 - 06:00
Saturday
10:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minute Walk From Town Pier Across the River Or 5 Minute Walk Up the Path From La Playa 15, Yelapa 48440, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Costalegre  >  Yelapa
  • Phone Number: +52 322 209 5061
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing